ICYMI: Burgum is Wrong to ask Farmers to Prove their Patriotism

May 30, 2019By News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29th, 2019 ***Release*** ICYMI: Burgum is Wrong to ask Farmers to Prove their Patriotism (BISMARCK, ND) – As negotiations with China continue to sputter, and other nations reap the benefits, overall sentiment from farmers across the country has gone from “We stand by the Administration,” to “This can’t go on much longer.” … Read More

Praise for Dem-NPL Legislators

May 29, 2019By News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29th, 2019 ***Release*** Praise for Dem-NPL Legislators (BISMARCK, ND) – Since the end of the 66th legislative session, constituents from all over the state have been writing in to express their gratitude for legislators. Democratic-NPL legislators have worked across the aisle to provide better mental health services, support education, protection those with pre-existing conditions, and to build … Read More

Unintended Consequences

May 29, 2019By News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29th, 2019 ***Release***  ICYMI: Unintended Consequences (BISMARCK, ND) – The Administration’s new $16B farm bailout could further hurt the agricultural community. As many farmers are in the process of deciding what to plant, their decisions could be influenced by which crops receive greater payouts, such as soybeans. This would add to already record … Read More

Trade, not Aid

May 24, 2019By News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24th, 2019 ***Release*** Trade, not Aid (BISMARCK, ND) – In a tone-deaf move, the Administration felt compelled yesterday – during the middle of planting season – to announce a new aid package, totaling $16 billion in an attempt to offset damages to farmers reeling from the lingering trade war. How much each farmer receives … Read More

Remember when Kevin Cramer Called Concerned Farmers Hysterical?

May 24, 2019By News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 23rd, 2019 ***Release*** #ThrowbackThursday: Remember when Kevin Cramer Called Concerned Farmers Hysterical? (BISMARCK, ND) – Kevin Cramer, then-Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, said he felt the alleged “hysteria” from dropping commodity prices and lost markets needed to be scaled back. “There are people, particularly Democrats, who want to pour fuel on the fire of … Read More